Author archives: CindyCharles

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    Drop the doughnut and the guilt! Try these healthy alternatives

    Jun 18, 13 • 1781 Views • WELL BEINGNo Comments

    You’ve got a hankering for chocolate, or a calorie-packed muffin, or a sugar-filled vanilla chai latte, or caramel corn… but you know that after devouring your vice, you’re going to feel sluggish, guilt-ridden, and worse-off than when you started. ...

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    The List

    Jun 16, 13 • 1645 Views • RELATIONSHIPSNo Comments

    Oh that infamous list you’ve been holding on to since you were 15 years old. You know that list like the back of your hand. All the requirements, the characteristics, the personality traits and much more that your Mr. Right must have.  If only you knew...

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    Jun 6, 13 • 1690 Views • GALLERYNo Comments

    Ms Charles (Collectively Beautiful) and Ms Eskander (KA Magazine) are back for the 3rd time to host Soul Collective Night Out #3. We were competing with the D’Angelo concert that night but were pleasantly pleased with the enthusiastic turnout. The...

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    Jun 6, 13 • 1477 Views • GALLERYNo Comments

    Hosted by Cindy Charles of Collectively Beautiful, the Soul Collective events are back for the second time! Backed by popular demand, we welcomed back Alan Prater of Cafe Soul and our favourite featured artist, Ashley King. We also had Dariana Everette our...

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    Grace Kelly

    Jun 6, 13 • 1621 Views • INSPIRATION, NEWS & BLOGNo Comments

    Today I had the great pleasure to go view the iconic Grace Kelly exposition at the McCord museum in downtown Montreal. Arriving to a red carpet (I think every entrance should have a red carpet), being greeted with my media pass and a lovely smile, chandeliers...

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    Glorious I Glorious U

    Jun 4, 13 • 1620 Views • INSPIRATIONNo Comments

      In your eyes I saw the truth Your life, your country Your reality There it was the Universe In all its Glory Looking pass the exterior I saw what you thought inferior There it was, you and me In all our Glory That’s when I understood How we could truly...

  • household-chores

    To Clean or not to Clean

    Jun 4, 13 • 1425 Views • GIRL POWER, RELATIONSHIPSNo Comments

      This weekend the Globe and Mail caught my eye with a catchy front page; Feminism’s Final Frontier. So of course I felt compelled to find out about this final frontier and most importantly, if I had crossed it or not. To my surprise, there was no...

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    Montreal Black Fashion Week 2013

    May 23, 13 • 3073 Views • NEWS & BLOG, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Last week Montrealers experienced for the very first time, The International Black Fashion week. This multicultural event was put together by founder Adama Ndiaye, 10 years ago and has continued to cross borders ever since. In true Collectively Beautiful...

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    Heels & Heart

    May 20, 13 • 2459 Views • NEWS & BLOGNo Comments

    How can a girl say no to an event that combines Art, Fashion and Charity? Well, she simply can’t! Saturday May 4th, 2013, I had the great pleasure of attending the fourth Annual Wearable Fashion show hosted by Heels & Art. This year’s theme was...

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    Less talking/more doing

    May 20, 13 • 1401 Views • GIRL POWERNo Comments

        What we think, or what we know, or what we believe, is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do. – Jon Ruskin It seems the easiest thing to do in the world is to say you’re going to do something.  But, how many of...